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Can High Level of Uric Acid Cause Chronic Kidney Disease

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  • Posted By: ckdsite
  • December 1, 2011
  • 02:32 AM

As the ultimate metabolin of purine which is one of the important substances of our life activities, uric acid is usually kept in equilibrium state. However, because of some reasons, uric acid may pile up in our body and when the volume of it increases to a certain degree, renal function will be affected and leading to the occurrence of Chronic Kidney Disease.Chronic Kidney Disease caused by high level of uric acid can be manifested as back pain, frequent urination, hematuria and high blood pressure. One more thing which is worth mentioning is people with Chronic Kidney Disease caused by high level of uric acid usually have no symptoms at the early stage and sometimes, their disease can even not be found until it runs to end stage.Renal damage caused by high level of uric acid is quite common. With the observation of microscope, all the people with gout arise from high level of uric acid have chronic renal damage and this is mainly resulted from the accumulation of urate crystal in renal tubules or kidney tissues. Besides this, the morbidity of kidney stone is several times higher among people with high level of uric acid than among these who have normal value of uric acid. Furthermore, for people with kidney stone, they should do an examination about their uric acid, so as to avoid other diseases caused by high level of uric acid.

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